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Texas retail gasoline prices increase 3 cents
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Texas retail gasoline prices increase 3 cents

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Texas retail gasoline prices increased by 3 cents this week, to an average of $1.93 per gallon for regular unleaded fuel.

AAA Texas said Thursday the average is 41 cents less per gallon than last year.

Drivers in El Paso are paying the most on average at $1.98 per gallon, while drivers in San Antonio are paying the least at $1.87 per gallon.

AAA Texas reports that the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is now $2.17. That’s 6 cents higher than last week and 38 cents less per gallon than last year.

AAA spokesman Doug Shupe (SHOOP) says California and Hawaii are the only two states with averages above $2.50 per gallon, while drivers in Texas and Mississippi are paying the lowest prices at the pump.

Related: A bust hits Louisiana Oil Patch as rest of nation enjoys cheap gas.

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